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24 Dec 2002

PORPHYRIA diet
Please advise on diets safe for people with Porphyria especially if they want to lose weight.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Chantz
Basically you need to avoid acohol and a number of medications which can make your condition flare up, but eating a balanced, low-fat, high-fibre diet should not interfere with your health. However, it may be prudent to consult a clinical dietitian. Phone (012) 998-5650 (mornings) to obtain the name and address of your nearest dietitian, but keep in mind that most people will be on vacation right now.
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DietDoc
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